Topic: Connected Learning

Make Learning Relevant: Philipp Schmidt

Philipp Schmidt - open learning activist, and Executive Director of Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU) - shares his insights on how peer-to-peer learning and open learning benefits "young learners of all ages."

Make Learning Relevant: Dominique James

Dominique James - a 19-year-old poet, performance artist, and self-published author - chats with us about her personal connected learning experiences in, and as a result of, her time in Chicago's YOUmedia...

Make Learning Relevant: Doing For Real

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. Learning doesn’t just happen in the classroom. Kids are learning all the time in everything they do....

Make Learning Relevant: Larissa Pahomov

Larissa Pahomov - an English Teacher at Philadelphia's Science Leadership Academy - chats with us about the challenges and rewards of an inquiry-driven, project-based classroom. "With our 1:1 laptop program, [a laptop]...

Make Learning Relevant: Social Connection

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. Learning is meaningful when it is part of valued social relationships and shared practice, culture, and identity....

Make Learning Relevant: Akili Lee

Akili Lee - Co-Founder of the Digital Youth Network (a hybrid digital literacy organization) - chats with us about helping students build on their personal interests and bridge between learning experiences outside...

Make Learning Relevant: Academically Oriented

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. Connected Learning recognizes the importance of academic success for intellectual growth as well as an avenue towards...

Make Learning Relevant: Openly Networked

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. Connected learning environments are designed around networks that link together institutions and groups across various sectors, including...

Make Learning Relevant: Jaleesa Trapp

Jaleesa Trapp - a former alumni of, and now Program Coordinator for Intel's Computer Clubhouse Network - chats with us about making education more engaging and interactive.

Make Learning Relevant: Network Intelligence

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. The technology that exists today provides new ways and opportunities for learning. For more details, check out...

Make Learning Relevant: Jennifer Woollven

Jennifer Woollven - a Professional Development specialist focusing on educational technology - chats with us about the links between project-based learning and Connected Learning, and how to move beyond a standardized testing...

Make Learning Relevant: Full Participation

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. "Full Participation" is 1 of the 3 Core Values of Connected Learning, along with Social Connection and...

Make Learning Relevant: Buffy Hamilton

Buffy Hamilton - best known as "The Unquiet Librarian" - shares her insights on why libraries are uniquely poised to be great environments for fostering Connected Learning. "You're seeing libraries embrace this...

Make Learning Relevant: Connected Learning

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. As new technologies and media continue to create possibilities for learning, we need to provide young learners...

Make Learning Relevant: David Theo Goldberg

David Theo Goldberg - Director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute, and co-founder of the scholar network HASTAC - shares his thoughts on how higher education must evolve to remain...